Alissa Cooper, Applications and Real-Time Area
Alissa Cooper is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems, where she is responsible for driving privacy and policy strategy within the company's portfolio of real-time collaboration products. She currently serves as Applications and Real-Time (ART) area director within the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Previously, Alissa served as the Chief Computer Scientist at the Center for Democracy and Technology, where she was a leading public interest advocate and technologist on issues related to privacy, net neutrality, and technical standards. Alissa holds a PhD from the Oxford Internet Institute and MS and BS degrees in computer science from Stanford University.